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and will be joining us live a little later on. >>> the united nations general assembly convenience this week. the palestinians want to become a formal state, but the u.s. is expected to veto the proposal. we'll discuss that straight ahead. first, you do you know how much money the united states sends israel each year? with olay challenge that. new regenerist wrinkle revolution... relaxes the look of wrinkles instantly, and the look of deep wrinkles in 14 days. ready, set, smooth... regenerist. from olay. even though i'm a great driver, and he's... not so much. well, for a driver like you, i would recommend our new snapshot discount. this little baby keeps track of your great driving habits, so you can save money. [sighs] amazing. it's like an extra bonus savings. [ cackling ] he's my ride home. how much can the snapshot discount save you? call or click today. it feels like help is never far away. it feels like you're protected against life's little mishaps. it feels like you'll make it home. that's what it feels like to be a member. >>> the united states sends $3 billion in aid to israel eve
unfold this afternoon when he addresses the united nations general assembly. he will be calling for the united nations to recognize palestine as an official state. it is a showdown that we are watching this afternoon between the united states and israel on one side, palestine on the other. the whole issue, whether or not palestinian stayedhotehood shou achieved through the united nations or through negotiations with the israelis. we'll have more of that after the break. em go away. neutrogena skin clearing makeup has our proven blemish fighting formula so it clears your breakouts. now that's beautiful. neutrogena®. ♪ this ason, you needtruck le e silvera to take on that list oyours. t'chevy season of ding. and there isn a tt time for a truck, with chk rk after mark of pe doing per. ♪ go yor chevaler today. get the truck and g that list done ♪ at exxon and mobil, we engineer smart gasoline that works at the molecular level to help your engine run more smoothly by helping remove deposits and cleaning up intake valves. so when you fill up at an exxon or mobil station, you ca
. >>> president obama is among the world leaders to come to new york this week for the united nations general assembly. secretary of state clinton met with the pakistanis yesterday. there's a demand by palestine to be made a full u.n. member. the u.s. is threatening to vie tow that effort. >>> and the two american hikers being held in iran are hoping to be released this week while the president of iran is at the u.n. they had hoped to be set free over the weekend. a judge whose signature was needed to sign the release record won't be back from vacation until tomorrow at the earliest. >>> dominique strauss-kahn has given his first interview since having a sexual encounter with a hotel maid. he says he regrets the incident kept him from a leadership role in france and he blasts the u.s. justice system. here's jeffrey kofman. >> reporter: what happened was more than an inappropriate relation, adding it was a moral failing. strauss-kahn was one of the most powerful men in the world. in an instant last may, his world clapped. he lied, he said, in this, his first public statement about the case. he
united nations general assembly where the palestinian authority plans to seek u.n. recognition of a state in the west bank, gaza strip, and east jerusalem. at least 1 people have and killed in a bomb attack in northwest pakistan. a police say a device went off a bank during a funeral for a local tribal elder in a village. of the villagers were pro- government and formed an anti- taliban militia. now for the global economy. five of the world's leading central banks, including the u.s. federal reserve and bank of england, are taking coordinated action to try to help bolster the financial system. they will provide commercial banks with new loans to help ease funding pressures. it comes out as the head of the international monetary fund says the world is in a dangerous new phase which needed bold leadership, and she accused politicians of being indecisive. more details on what today's actions will mean. >> on a day of gloomy forecasts, a concerted move by the world's most powerful central banks. short-term loans are going to be made available to commercial banks. there had been growing concer
a news session of the united nations general assembly there is no shortcut to peace in the middle east. this session looks likely to be dominated by palestinian demands for full statehood, to be submitted in writing. president obama has called for more direct talks between palestinians and israelis. there are warnings of the american stance could provoke a new cycle of violence. jeremy bowen reports from new york. >> middle east diplomacy temporarily transferred to new york can snarl up traffic. but it seems unable to match the challenges of a conflict that is once again looking dangerous. >> it is time for us to say not on our watch. >> supporters of both sides were there. israel is keeping pressure on the obama administration to veto any palestinian application for u.n. membership. pro palestinians pushing for a seat of the un has a giant step toward independence. even with the prospect of an american veto, palestinians are climbing some victories. they have put back the issue not just of u.n. membership, but their independence on an international agenda. a year ago, president obama
will also be in the us next week to attend the united nations general assembly... and a high -level nuclear safety meeting in new york city... and also stop by seattle on the way back... for a meeting with korean residents there. stand-up "korea's top office said... president lee's state visit to the us will serve as an opportunity for the two nations to further enhance their alliance... as it will take place at a time... when the relations are stronger than ever based on the trust and cooperation between the two leaders. yoo ji-hae, arirang us deputy defense secretary nominee ashton carter claims... north korea's missile and wmd programs pose a direct and serious threat to washington's allies... and have the potential to be a direct threat to the us homeland. kim yeon-ji reports. deputy defense secretary nominee ashton carter has stressed that north korea's missiles and wmd programs pose a direct and serious threat to washington and its allies. in a written statement to congress ahead of a confirmation hearing at the senate armed services committee on tuesday, carter said the us must close
the future of post moammar gadhafi libya during the meetings at the united nations general assembly in new york. gadhafi issued a radio message calling the rebel takeover aisha raid that will not last. also at the u.n. palestinian president mahmoud abbas is pressing ahead with his campaign to gain full u.n. status for the palestinians. >>> a new book is rocking the white house by painting an unflattering picture of the president's leadership during the economic crisis. white house leaders accused "df kens men" author ron suskind of misquoting them. earlier on "today" suskind defends the passage that anita dunn called the white house a "genuinely hostile workplace to women" a quote she has since challenged. >> all of them said everything, we have extensive notes and tapes for this book, and the fact is, with anita dunn, as with most of the other subjects, they were told what would be said next to them, what they said in the book. with anita "the washington post" this morning confirms the quote. i had to do something that i've never been before but i said it's a special occasion which is i l
-- [applause] he assured the members of the general assembly, he urged the united nations to recognize the inalienable rights of the palestinians. do not let the olive branch fall from my hands. do not let the olive branch fall from my hands. president arafat again addressed the assembly. the palestinian people adopted the session held that same year in algeria. when we adopted this program, we were taking a painful and very difficult step for all of us. especially those, including myself, that lost their home, their towns, and their villages, carrying some of our belongings. and the keys to our homes. the diaspora in 1948. one of the worst operations of removal of a vibrant and cohesive society. the cultural, education, an economic renaissance of the arab middle east. because of our conviction, and because we have the courage to make difficult decisions, we have decided to adopt the path of relativism. that is the correct part of this great historic -- against our people. only 22% of the territory of historic palestine. our goal is the territory occupied by israel in 1967. we made a m
at the united nation's general assembly. and then deficit reduction from the american journal foundation and then "washington journal" live with your phone calls. when the joint deficit reduction committee meets today, they will be considering change os to the tax code and measures to raise federal revenue. we'll have coverage beginning at 10:00 a.m. eastern on crmp span 3 and c-span.org. >> in my opinion, i think that the downs of academic freedom have just been pushed too far. >> in the faculty lounges, naomi schaefer rooly suggests that the current mentality needs to go . >> there are professors of cooking, nutritional study who have teen your now. -- tenure now. when pressed, they will say oh, well, we need someone to have tenure and security studies so they can talk about immigration even though it is controversial. and someone in nutritional studies needs to be able to say something controversial about obesity. >> that's why you won't get the college education you paid for sunday night on q & a. >> the joint cheeves staff have agreed to remove the question regarding one's sexual or
third address to the united nations general assembly. live coverage on line starting at 9:00 a.m. eastern time on c- span.org. the president is expected to address the middle east peace process. the president spoke yesterday on libya, touting it as a model of what the international community can achieve. that's where we will begin this morning, with your take on the role of the u.n. and world affairs. >> libya is a lesson in what the international community can achieve when we stand together as one. i said at the beginning of this process, we cannot and should not intervene every time there is injustice in the world, yet it is also true that there are problems where the world could have and should have summoned the will to prevent the killing of innocents on a horrific scale. we are forever haunted by the atrocities we did not prevent and the lives we did not save. this time was different. this time we, through the united nations, found the courage and the collective will to act. host: let me begin with the front page of "the washington times." they said this. host: let me show
gets ready to speak to the united nations general assembly in just a couple of hours. he is expected to formally ask the world to accept the palestinians as a member. >>> yemen's president, meanwhile, has returned after nearly four months in saudi arabia, this according to state tv. he left the country back in june. this is new video of a massive rally in apparent support of the returning president. his return comes as the capital is gripped in bloody street battles that have killed dozens in just the past week. >>> president obama offering states a way to get around the no child left behind law. in just a few hours, he'll announce a plan to provide relief from key provisions in exchange for a commitment to broader reforms. >>> the fight between the gop frontrunners heating up in florida. mitt romney and rick perry accusing each other of flip-flopping on key issues. >> a rick perry out there that is saying, almost to quote, that the federal government shouldn't be in the pension business. that it's unconstitutional and it should be returned to the states. so, you better find that ric
the world at the united nations general assembly. there is a lot on the line. iranian leader's tone will be very telling because his grip on power is shaky these days. many observers believe he needs to ease tensions with the united states. let's go first to the political prisoner in the united states thing. what do you suppose that means? >> i was than aware there were a lot of iranians in the mountains picked up -- >> but iranians in jail in different capacities over the years iranians asked for a quid pro quo release. we have to see until the american hikers are back on u.s. soil to see just what these statements really mean. whether it is political niceties to thank oman and reflect on their experiences in iran, until they come back, probably they will be on the set and you can ask them. but as for the hikers' situation it also played out this drama at the united nations, you can't mistake the timing. president obama, president ahmadinejad, different areas of the u.n. while president obama was speaking, president ahmadinejad came in through the u.n. entrance. here he is leaving
in that time. >>> the future of the middle east could be on the line in new york this week. the united nations general assembly begins today. >> the big showdown looming with the palestinians seeking u.n. membership and statehood, and the u.s. standing in the way. here's cnn's correspondent for the u.n., richard roth. >> reporter: a potential first stop for the palestinians to apply for u.n. membership. this is the u.n. security council. though this chamber may pose the toughest obstacle to potential palestinian membership. under the rules of the organization with u.n. charter, the palestinians must first get approval from the security council in order to obtain membership and get their flag outside the building. however, in this room are permanent members of the security council who have veto power and one of them, the united states, has vowed to deny any requests for potential membership. if they want to avoid a u.s. veto, the palestinians are very likely to come here, next door, at the u.n. general assembly, already full with 193 countries. >> we will follow another line if one closes but t
president ahmadinejad is scheduled to address the united nations. and once again, appear on the world stage. >> well certainly one of the motivations likely is that as ahmadinejad comes to the united nations' general assembly next week or so, that he will have something positive to ride on. >> sources within iran's government tell nbc news the release is expected, still expected within the next coming days. the story is on the front page of the impending release of every newspaper in iran. and in some of the newspapers, the hikers are being called spies, and the question is being asked, why would iran release them now? matt, back to you. >> it's a tough story to follow. we thank you for your reporting on that and appreciate it very much. it's now six minutes after the hour. here's savannah. >>> now to politics and the renewed firestorm over a controversial vaccine. during monday's republican presidential debate, congresswoman michele bachmann took a political swipe at governor rick perry, over a controversial amendment that would have required teenaged girls to get the hpv vaccine. >> she n
on the world stage when he speaks are for the united nations general assembly but in a signs that his controversial rhetoric has not changed on sunday he reiterated his position that 9/11 was "a complicated plan devised as a pretext for the occupation of afghanistan and iraq." there is a lot to ask about including new concerns about their nuclear ambitions and we are now working to bring you that interview tomorrow morning on "today." now back to you, savannah. >> we will be waiting for it. thank you so much. 7:12 nouchlt here's matt. >> savannah, thank you. jacqueline kennedy was one of the most beloved icons in american history, also pretty private. now the world is getting to see a side of her only friends and family new with the release of a new book and audiotapes. andrea mitchell has details. >> reporter: jacqueline kennedy is heard giving her impressions for the very first time. ee emerges as a much more complex historical figure as does her husband, the president. there are also some startling candid evocative portraits of figures in her own words. it was only months after her
you. [applause] >> our coverage of the united nations general assembly continues over the next few days. tomorrow on c-span 3, we will hear speeches from other leaders. president obama will be included. our live coverage starts at 9:00 a.m. eastern. today, the pentagon officially repealed the military's don't ask, don't tell policy banning gays from serving openly in the military. we will hear from defense secretary panetta and joint chiefs of staff chairman m ullin. then we will hear wedarrell -- we will hear from darrell issa. >> eugene robinson on black america, and isabel wilkerson on african-american possum migration north and west. douglas wallace on spymasters. woodrow wilson's first lady and david mccullough on the greater journey. " our and our national foot -- our entire schedule -- look for our entire schedule at our website. u.s. military has officially repealed this policy which had an openly gay americans from serving in the armed forces. don't ask don't tell instituted during the clinton administration cost 14,000 men and women to be discharged in the last 18 years.
are on their way to the united nations to attend the 66th annual session of the u.n. general assembly. lead irs from around the world are gathering in new york starting today. president obama is scheduled to address the assembly on wednesday. >>> 4:43 now. an anti-terror operation in great britain has led to the arrest of seven people. west midland police say six men were arrested in birmingham overnight suspected of preparing or instigating an act of terror in the united kingdom. in addition a woman was arrested this morning accused of failing to disclose information. >>> the death toll from a powerful earthquake in india has now risen to 50. the 6.9 quake happened in the northeastern part of the country yesterday. it was felt as far away as new delhi and nepal's capital katmandu. and concrete slabs and bricks and mud are cleared away to rescue trapped victims. much of the damage is still unknown because the region is in a very ve moat location. there have about -- remote location. there have been two aftershocks and experts have warned that more are possible. >>> president obama today will un
's and palestinians. in new york, they're pushing hard with plans to get the united nations to recognize them as a state. they are alarmed and angry. september brings the world's club of nations to new york. this year's general assembly opening promises to be an unusually fraud affair. the clubhouse is under renovation and there is bitter division over an application of the membership. it looks like we are about to witness the biggest united nations, for many years, opponents of the palace in the strategy argue that they could take an already inflamed region over the brink of war and it would bring about a confrontation between the united states, a donor to this organization and the u.n., and could endanger hundreds of millions in humanitarian funding currently going to the palestinian authority. by pushing their case to the full members of the u.n., the palestinians have sought a greater role on this world stage. they could get political and legal rights out of it. that has brought american political heavyweights, people like colin powell. >> ultimately, it will have to be the peace process
before. there's an important week coming up, the general assembly for the united nations. talk us through why next week is so important and why we should be focused on what's happening specifically with our ally israel. >> well, this is the week when all the heads of state and government come 20 a-- come to address the general assembly, president obama will speak on wednesday. it's going to be a bad week for israel. number one, we've got the so-called durbay-3 conference which will reamp the declaration reached in durbin, south africa that says israel is a racist state and therefore illegitimate and the palestinians apparently defying the obama administration's wish, they're going to press their resolution, whether in the general assembly or the security council to have palestine quote unquote declared a state and if they run there that through the general assembly they will prevail. so it's a lot of efforts at the political level, at the u.n., to isolate israel, to make life very difficult for it, combined with the strategic uncertainty militarily and politically in the region. i think i
missed. we're on the united nations today to hear iran's president address the general assembly. and he quickly prompted french, british and other delegates to walk out of his speech after saying the u.s. government views zionism as sacred and european countries still use the holocaust after six decades as the excuse to pay ransom to zionists. his words. >>> southwest airlines is working with federal and local officials to investigate suspicious tagging incidents involving some of its passenger jets in los angeles. as you can see in this video, a white marking is visible on the tail of one of the airlines' planes there. an airline spokesperson could not comment on the number of planes vandalized. where the incidents were recorded or give specific details about what the markings actually were or what they mean. we'll bring you updates on the story as it evolves. >>> in michigan, a $10,000 reward is being offered for any information can lead to an arrest in this car bombing. it happened in monroe, michigan. about 40 miles south of detroit on tuesday. a well known divorce attorney and his
as secretary-general of the united nations. we express thanks and appreciation to him, and the general secretariat staff for their efforts over the past year. in particular, his following up of the situation in our country. excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, we wish to congratulate the people of south sudan on the assumption of their place in the . united nations. we wish to congratulate the transitional council in libya. my country has been witnessing since last january a huge political crisis. the political opposition that has been one of the main components of our system since the establishment of a state of unity in yemen in may 1990. it decided to relinquish and rejected the principle of consensus. refusing to implement the agreement that we have had since 2006. following its failure in the elections. these parties -- they will not allow them to seize power. therefore there has been violence which threatens the outbreak of civil war and devastating conflicts in yemen. that may undermine all the achievements made by our yemeni people in our modern era. as well as a struggle to hav
the u.n. general assembly that the u.s. was prepared to act militarily against iraq and wander if necessary the u.s. would act without the united nations. >>> well, tonight in tampa, florida, the republican presidential candidates square off in their second debate in five days. expect another food fight over social security, among other things. jamal simmons is a principal at the raven group. did we get it right? >> you got it light. >> lois row mano and we'll be joined by jennifer reuben who writes for "the washington post" but we've got a little traffic issue this morning. lois, let's start with you and the president and this pitch that he's going to make today, sort of the first -- the second full-throated pitch. with brian williams he called it an insurance policy against a double-dip recession. in an odd way i think that almost raises the stakes for passage or non-passage of this bill. >> i think it's all about the passage for him. what his whole strategy is relying on is emotions, is getting the american public to a point where they start getting angry with the republican
, this is a historic day. last friday, the general assembly of the united nations overwhelmingly voted to accept the credentials of the new libyan leadership. today we are honored to formally recommend them into the international community and to the first major meeting at the united nations. president jalil, i am sure you saw your new flag this morning flying proudly outside this building. i am pleased to note -- is in this room as well. you and the people of libya, we offer our congratulations and best wishes for the future. for the past seven months, you have fought courageously for your fundamental rights and freedoms. women and young people were in the vanguard in the political and social and economic life of the country. as you look to the future, i want you to know that the united nations will support you in every way we can. excellencies, the security council and several regional organizations met the challenge with the speed and decisive action to protect the libyan people from violence. today we must once again respond with such speed and decisive action. this time, to consolidate peac
is planning to ask for membership in the united nations this is after a day of being asked not to do about both the u.s. and france. president obama up and addressed the general assembly for a big struggle on mideast peace. >> president obama found himself and the opposition a acknowledging that he called for the good he did so here the yen now he does not think it should happen. >> i believe then and i believe now that the palestinian people deserve a state of their own. but why also said is that a genuine peace can only be realized between this really it and the palestinians themselves. >> the president on said since both sides cannot bridge its differences, palestine should wait for its independence this is not what they want to hear. he will later here pretty much the same thing from the president of france. nicholas costs are cozy also addressed the assembly he sounded somewhat more compromising suggesting that palestine be upgraded to observer status at the you in as a bridge toward statehood. he suggested a precise timetable on getting the peace talks reenergize. >> let us have
at united nations. today's address by the iranian president ahmadinejad was certainly no exception. for 30 minutes he lambasted the united states and its western allies, prompting a mass walkout by many diplomats in the general assembly. what is different this year is ahmadinejad's standing at home in iran, we're taking a closer look. cnn's brian todd working the story for us. what's going on with ahmadinejad inside iran? >> reporter: wolf, analysts say he's had internal struggles with the man who is once his chief backer, supreme leader. ahmadinejad needs to build capital at home and in the broader middle east, and observers say speeches like this help him do that, even if many find them outrageous. it was classic ahmadinejad. less than seven minutes in, iran's president blasted the u.s. and other western powers, though not by name. >> translator: who abducted forcefully tens of millions of people from their homes in africa and other regions of the world during the dark period of slavery. who used the mysterious september 11th incident as a pretext to attack afghanistan and iran. >> repor
by force . the tragedy of our people was born, the united nations -- was born as well, by tens and hundreds of the resolution and recommendations issued by the general assembly and the security council. but these resolutions were in a way in vain. we go to the united nations to ask and to demand for a legal right which is the full membership of the palestinian state in this organization. we convey with our fellow palestinian delegation the pain of our people to achieve this goal and to put an end to the torture, and we enjoy our right with -- enjoy our freedom within a palestinian state within the borders of june 4, 1967 with jerusalem as the capital of our nation. our efforts, our continuous efforts so as to reach through negotiations, a resolution to end the occupation and to lead to the establishment of an independent palestinian state is at a locker. because of the policies of the israeli government that is rejecting to commit itself with negotiations on the basis of the international legal resolutions and agreement signed with the p.l.o. and it's a policy of celtments and as the jewish
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